Major police raid in Mladenovac: Organized crime group arrested, 77 kilos of heroin seized
The value of the narcotics is estimated at more than 5 million euros, while the police also seized several luxury cars during this operation
A large-scale police operation, which began yesterday morning in the Mladenovac area, near Belgrade, continued throughout the day. 77 kilograms of heroin of exceptional purity have been confiscated, writes the daily Blic.
Members of the Ministry of the Internal Affairs' Criminal Police Directorate, in cooperation with the Organized Crime Prosecutor's Office, arrested three members of an organized criminal group and seized 77 kilograms of heroin and half a kilogram of cocaine.
The leader of the criminal group, M. N. (born in 1982) and its members S. N. (1982) and V. C. (1966) were arrested on suspicion of committing the criminal offense of illicit manufacturing and trafficking of narcotic drugs.
During the search of the suspects, as well as of several locations they used in the territory of Belgrade, drugs whose value is estimated at around 5 million euros were found.
It is suspected that this organized criminal group was oabtaining drugs from Turkey in the previous period, and then distributing them throughout Serbia.
The police also seized several luxury cars and a motorcycle during this operation.
The suspects have been detained for up to 48 hours and will then will be brought before the Prosecutor's Office for Organized Crime along with a criminal complaint.